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Breaking Radio Silence

Testing 1, 2 … um …

I thought I would try a short and sweet post to test the waters. Things are still not quite up to par at this end but we’re working on it.

In the mean time I’m doing my (allegedly) ‘blogging’ on Twitter for now. You should follow me there if you want to keep with the latest news developments, blog tips and delicious items that I come across.

Please let me know if there are any issues with the blog that need-a-fixin’. Some have noticed the blog’s response is sluggish.

Thanks for your loyal readership. I love you guys.

UPDATE Feb 28th: News Flash! I was approached by the Courier Post Online the other day and I’m happy to report that I will be a regular guest writer for them. Ted Mann (the Digital Development Director) will reciprocate and be a guest writer here at Blog Bloke Central as well. Cool!

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